Oaxaca

May 7, 2019• by Free Walking Tour Mexico

Oaxaca in May

May, month of the “Velas” in Juchitán, Oaxaca. The “Velas”, which are nocturnal celebrations that last all night, hence its name, perhaps a shortening of “Velada”, full of religious...

Apr 27, 2019• by Free Walking Tour Mexico

Semana Santa in Oaxaca

Following Catholic traditions, Good Friday is one of the most important dates in the City of Oaxaca. The Procession of Silence honors the Passion of Christ and is done with great respect. In this...

Apr 1, 2019• by Free Walking Tour Mexico

The Good Friday in Oaxaca

It is tradition that from the first Friday of Lent different religious celebrations take place in important temples of the state, with traditional activities typical of the Oaxacan...

Mar 21, 2019• by Free Walking Tour Mexico

The Samaritan Woman Day

An interesting tradition during the Lent in Oaxaca City is “the Samaritan Woman Day”. Celebrated the fourth Friday of Lent, three weeks before Holy Friday, and named for a biblical passage...

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